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Conference | Seminar

Palliative Care Around the World

Wednesday 14 June 2023
Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden

In this seminar, an interdisciplinary group of speakers will address ongoing research on palliative care in a variety of contexts, including Brazil, UK, Japan, Indonesia, among others.

The seminar will be from 10:00 to 16:00, and you are welcome for coffee and tea from 9:30 onward. Lunch will be included, and we will finish the day with drinks!


Registration is required, so please register to attend the seminar before June 5th by sending an email to n.lemos.dekker@fsw.leidenuniv.nl.

This workshop is a collaboration between the University of Amsterdam and Leiden University, and supported by the ERC Globalizing Palliative Care project.


09:30 – 10:00 Coffee and Tea  
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome by Natashe Lemos Dekker and Jeannette Pols  
10:15 – 10:45 Erica Borgstrom (The Open University) Shifting end of life care landscapes in England: reflections across projects
10:45 – 11:15 Rasa Mikelyte (University of Kent) and Edison de Oliveira Vidal (São Paulo State University) The meaning of a good death among people living with dementia in the UK and in Brazil: Qualitative study
11:15 – 11:30 Break  
11:30 – 12:00 Kurt Cassar (University of Amsterdam) The Good in Palliative Care Nursing in Malta - An Ethnographic Study
12:00 – 12:30 Sayaka Takenouchi (Kyoto University) Strategies to understand what matters to advanced cancer patients in advance care planning: Qualitative study using the lifeline interview method
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch  
13:30 – 14:00 Diah Martina (Erasmus MC) Advance care planning in Asia and Indonesia: an interface of culture and religion
14:00 – 14:30

Hanum Atikasari (Leiden University)

(Im)mobility in the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) era: experiences of women with advanced reproductive cancer in Indonesia
14:30 – 14:45 Break  
14:45 – 15:15 Bagas Wicaksono (Amsterdam UMC) Understanding and analyzing Islamic values in Indonesian home palliative care practice: An ethnographic study
15:15 – 16:00 Group discussion/ closing remarks  
16:00 Drinks  


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